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PeakT

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Testosterone and Aromatase Inhibitors
« on: July 08, 2013, 03:11:35 pm »
Many men have never even heard of an aromatase inhibitor and don't know how they work.  I created a page on the different types and how they are used in HRT or even in lieu of HRT:

http://www.peaktestosterone.com/Testosterone_Aromatase_Inhibitors.aspx
If you are on medications or have a medical condition, always check with your doctor first before making any lifestyle changes or taking new supplements. Yes, low T and E.D. are usually medical conditions.
My Health History: http://www.peaktestosterone.com/My_Health_Story.aspx.
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Re: Testosterone and Aromatase Inhibitors
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2013, 06:31:01 pm »
Hi Peak,

You didnt include anything on DIM on this page.  Is that because it functions differently.  If I cannot get Kaiser to consider Arimidex i may end up needing to look at OTC products. Would be nice to hear your perspective on the OTC alternatives.
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7/6/12   - 154/4.5; PSA 1.7
1/31/13  - 292/5.4; Cort 5.0; SHBG 17.8
3/25/13  - 329/7.4; Cort 11.8, E2 23; PSA <0.5
7/5/13 - Started T Cyp - 100mg biweekly IM
7/19/13 Trough - 260/7.8; SHBG 15.4; E2 17
7/26/13 Midpt - 228/5.4 - moved to 100mg/wk
8/29/13 - Trough - 219/39.5; Cort 11.3
8/30/13 - Peak - >1500/>52; E2 101; PSA 1.8
9/5/13 - Trough - E2 12 - Moved to 100mg/ml,  1ml weekly
- Moved to subQ 30mg EOD solved all my issues except evening fatigue.  T levels consistently 500-600 E2 20-40
12/6/13 - Switched to Clomid 50mg 2x/wk.  finally settled in on 12.5mg EOD
1/15/14 - Stopped Clomid

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Re: Testosterone and Aromatase Inhibitors
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2013, 08:21:53 pm »
In my experience with OTC alternatives, grape seed extract doesn't work very well and DIM does work well but it's more expensive. I guess that's what they're there for.

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Re: Testosterone and Aromatase Inhibitors
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2013, 10:19:24 pm »
Hi Peak,

You didnt include anything on DIM on this page.  Is that because it functions differently.  If I cannot get Kaiser to consider Arimidex i may end up needing to look at OTC products. Would be nice to hear your perspective on the OTC alternatives.

I appreciate and even believe what JackAndy says and I guess I should include a foot note.  But I haven't included simply because there are no studies.  So I can't discuss side effects, effectiveness, etc.  If anyone can point to some material on this, let me know.  I'm certainly open...
If you are on medications or have a medical condition, always check with your doctor first before making any lifestyle changes or taking new supplements. Yes, low T and E.D. are usually medical conditions.
My Health History: http://www.peaktestosterone.com/My_Health_Story.aspx.
And check out my new Peak Testosterone Program on the right side of my home page: http://www.peaktestosterone.com.

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Re: Testosterone and Aromatase Inhibitors
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2013, 10:19:24 pm »